Daily Archives: April 23, 2014

New Study finds 49% ASD children with Chronic GI – Johns Hopkin University

Gastrointestinal Dysfunction in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24753336 Abstract Gastrointestinal (GI) dysfunctions are frequently reported by parents of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and have been recently recognized as a comorbid condition. However, the clinical significance of these … Continue reading

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Sleep and the Immune System – Implications for Autism

Sleeping Away Infection: Penn Researchers Find Link between Sleep and Immune Function in Fruitflies http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/news/News_Releases/2014/04/williams/print.html Findings Help Illustrate the Importance of Sleep for Recovery from Illness PHILADELPHIA — When we get sick it feels natural to try to hasten our … Continue reading

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Red Ginseng and Influenza

Ginseng Can Treat And Prevent Influenza And Respiratory Virus, Researcher Finds http://news.gsu.edu Ginseng can help treat and prevent influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a respiratory virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages, according to research findings by a … Continue reading

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Autism, Maternal Stressors and Environment

Life Stressors Trigger Neurological Disorders, Researchers Find April 22, 2014 http://childrensnational.org Washington, DC — When mothers are exposed to trauma, illness, alcohol or other drug abuse, these stressors may activate a single molecular trigger in brain cells that can go … Continue reading

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